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constant dropping wears away a stone

Success is earned through persistence and determination. My swing only got better after I started practicing it every day, so I guess it's true that constant dropping wears away a stone.
See also: away, dropping, stone, wear

drip in(to) (something)

1. To slowly trickle into something, as of a liquid. There must be something wrong with the faucet because water is still dripping into the sink.
2. To slowly trickle something into something. Just drip the food coloring into the cake batter so that you don't add too much of it.
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drip with (something)

1. Literally, to be overly saturated with some liquid. The dryer must be broken because the clothes were still dripping with water when I took them out. If you let him, Billy will add syrup to his pancakes until they're dripping with it.
2. By extension, to clearly display some quality or attitude. This usage is usually used to describe one's speech. Well, I don't believe her because her voice was dripping with sarcasm when she said it.
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Constant dropping wears away a stone,

 and Constant dripping wears away a stone.
Prov. Persistence accomplishes things. Jill: How did you get Fred to give you a raise? Jane: I just kept asking him for it every week. Constant dropping wears away a stone.
See also: away, dropping, stone, wear

silo drippings

n. alcohol allegedly obtained at the base of a silo containing fermenting corn. The old-timer called his moonshine “silo drippings.”
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References in classic literature ?
It would have been some consolation to have heard his voice, but he lay shivering the live-long night like a man afflicted with the palsy, with his knees drawn up to his head, while his back was supported against the dripping side of the rock.
The rain had ceased, but everything around us was dripping with moisture.
thought she, getting her dripping boot off with difficulty.
Suddenly she heard the sound of something dripping.
It was some of the blood from that arm that I heard dripping from your roof-beams," Ernest said with continued gentleness.
On that road we heard the song of morning stars; we drank in fragrances aerial and sweet as a May mist; we were rich in gossamer fancies and iris hopes; our hearts sought and found the boon of dreams; the years waited beyond and they were very fair; life was a rose-lipped comrade with purple flowers dripping from her fingers.
The man turned at the instant when I came in, and I saw John Herncastle, with a torch in one hand, and a dagger dripping with blood in the other.
The town of Dripping Springs, known as the "Gateway to the Hill Country," could soon earn another title: the wedding capital of Texas.
The continuous dripping in the surrounding of the main trunk causes excessive wetting that may result in a problem of root rot/wilt in long run.
During engine start-up and shutdown, whether the engine is installed or out for ground hop operations, you may observe oil dripping from the drainage and weep holes on the engine's recuperator.
Franklin Bank is proud to announce the opening of our thirteenth Central Texas community bank, located at 721 Highway 290 West in Dripping Springs, Texas.
The Food Standards Agency has launched an investigation into how beef dripping made from fat that was not intended for human consumption entered the food chain.
Dripping, seeping, mixing, merging, and nourishing, Merian Soto's dynamic new La Maquina del Tiempo is a two-hour tapestry of dance and music.
Spread across the latter are roughly sixteen translucent white horizontal bands with rivulets of paint dripping below them.
Water will squirt through the holes and go every, which way instead of slowly dripping down to where you need it.